Julie Wyma

Biography

Soprano Julie Wyma has been praised for her “strong, solid performances” and “soaring, powerful voice.” Her operatic highlights include The Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte, Gilda in Rigoletto, Musetta in La bohème, Clorinda in La cenerentola, Sophie in Werther, Amy in Little Women, Norina in Don Pasquale, Despina in Così fan tutte, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Monica in The Medium, Beauty in Beauty and the Beast, Frasquita in Carmen, and Lisette in La Rondine.

Ms. Wyma’s upcoming performances include a French, German, and English Christmas concert at the Art de l’autre gallery in Berlin; concert of music by the American expatriate author and composer Paul Bowles in Magdeburg and Berlin, Germany with tenor Laurent Martin; a Viva Divas! concert in Berlin; Gilda in Verdi’s Rigoletto with the Brandenburgisches Konzertorchester Eberswalde at Kloster Chorin, Germany; and a Three Divas concert at the Saint Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire, USA.

Recent performances have included the Soprano solo in Fauré’s Requiem in Berlin; Lovers’ Quarrels, a concert of operatic duets and arias with her husband, Peter Furlong, in Concord, New Hampshire and Niemegk, Germany; Three Tenors and a Soprano concerts in Cornish and New London, New Hampshire; and Viva Divas!, a concert of soprano duets and arias in Phoenix, Arizona. Her oratorio repertoire includes the soprano solos in Bach’s Mass in B Minor, Saint Matthew Passion, and Magnificat, Handel’s Messiah and Judas Maccabaeus, Haydn’s Heiligmesse, Fauré’s Requiem, and Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine. She has presented recitals in Berlin, Germany; Antwerp, Belgium, and throughout the United States.

In addition to her singing credits, Ms. Wyma is also no stranger to opera production, having worked as a Stage Director, Costume Designer, Wig and Makeup Artist, Assistant Stage Manager, and in set construction. She is an alumna of Indiana University, The University of Missouri – Kansas City, and The University of Arizona.

Repertoire

ROLES PERFORMED
Composer Role Work
Adamo Amy Little Women
Beethoven Marzelline Fidelio
Bizet Frasquita Carmen
Caldara Clarice Il Giuoco del Quadriglio
Chauls Alice Alice in Wonderland
Donizetti Norina Don Pasquale
Giannini Beauty Beauty and the Beast
Händel Iris Semele
Massenet Sophie Werther
Menotti Monica The Medium
Mozart Barbarina Le Nozze di Figaro
Mozart Despina Così fan tutte
Mozart Pamina, Die Königin der Nacht Die Zauberflöte
Puccini Lauretta Gianni Schicchi
Puccini Musetta La bohème
Puccini Lisette La rondine
Romberg Gretchen The Student Prince
Rossini Clorinda La cenerentola
Verdi Annina La traviata
Verdi Gilda Rigoletto
SUGGESTED REPERTOIRE
Composer Role Work
Bernstein Cunegonde Candide
Donizetti Adina L’elisir d’amore
Donizetti Lucia Lucia di Lammermoor
Floyd Susannah Susannah
Mozart Königin der Nacht, Pamina Die Zauberflöte
Strauss, J. Adele Die Fledermaus
Strauss, R. Sophie Der Rosenkavalier
Verdi Gilda Rigoletto
ORATORIO/CONCERT
Composer Work
Bach Magnificat
Bach Mass in B Minor
Bach Matthäus-Passion
Beethoven Christus am Ölberge
Beethoven Symphony No. 9
Fauré Requiem
Händel Gloria
Händel Israel In Egypt
Händel Jephtha
Händel Joshua
Händel Judas Maccabaeus
Händel Messiah
Händel Samson
Haydn Die Schöpfung
Haydn Heiligmesse
Mozart Exsultate, Jubilate
Mozart Mass in C
Mozart Requiem
Mozart Vesperae Solennes de Confessore
Mendelssohn Elijah
Mendelssohn Lord Nelson Mass
Vaughn Williams A Sea Symphony

Media

In The Press

La Traviata

“Julie Wyma’s account of the maid, Annina’s, small but important part stood out.” – Worcester Telegram and Gazette

“sang solidly, with notable performances by Julie Wyma…” – ClassicalSource.com

Little Women

“…strong… solid performance.” – WFIU

“(Julie Wyma)… deserve plaudits.” – Herald Times

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